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Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Crisis Hotlines and Helplines

Access Center 24/7 Helpline and Psychiatric Emergency Response Team

  • Phone Number: 1-800-854-7771
  • TYY  1-562-651-2549 for Hearing Impaired
  • Operated by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health
  • Call for help with a suicidal crisis or other mental health emergency
  • Access Psychiatric Emergency Response Teams
  • Access Department of Mental Health services and referral

Suicide Prevention Center

  • Phone Number: 1-877-7CRISIS (1-877-727-4747)
  • 24 hours / 7 days
  • Run locally by Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health
  • Toll free in Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, San Bernardino, Riverside and Imperial Counties

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

  • Phone Number: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

TEEN LINE

  • TEEN LINE is a nonprofit, community-based organization where teens help other troubled teens address their problems.
  • Phone Number: (310) 855-HOPE or (800) TLC-TEEN (nationwide toll-free) from 6pm to 10pm PST
  • You can also text TEEN to 839863 between 6:00pm-9:00pm PST
  • Email support, message board, and app available on website

The Trevor Project for LGBTQ Youth

  • Phone Number: 1-866-488-7386
  • Crisis intervention and suicide prevention for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth

Trans Lifeline

  • Phone Number: 877-565-8860 (guaranteed response between 7AM and 1AM PST)
  • Trans Lifeline’s Hotline is a peer support service run by trans people, for trans and questioning callers. If you are in crisis or just need someone to talk to, even if it’s just about whether or not you’re trans, please call us. We will do our best to support you and provide you resources.

NAMI National Information Help Line

  • Phone Number: 1-800-950-NAMI (1-800-900-6264)
  • An information and referral service
  • Monday through Friday, 10 AM — 6 PM EST

More Hotlines

National Domestic Violence Hotline

  • Phone Number: 1-800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233)
  • Trained expert advocates provide confidential support to anyone experiencing domestic violence or seeking resources and information
  • Available 24/7
  • Help is available in Spanish and other languages

National Sexual Assault Hotline

  • Phone Number: 1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673)
  • Connect with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area that offers access to a range of free services
  • Crisis chat support is available at Online Hotline
  • Free help, 24/7

National Child Abuse Hotline

  • Phone Number: 1-800-422-4453
  • Staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors
  • Interpreters provide assistance in over 170 languages
  • Offers crisis intervention, information, and referrals
  • All calls confidential

Veterans Crisis Line

  • Phone Number: 1-800-273-8255, press 1
  • Text Number: 838255

Girls & Boys Town National Hotline

  • Phone Number: 1-800-448-3000
  • Crisis and resource referral services
  • Family reunification of runaways and homeless adolescents ages 11-17
  • Counseling over the phone and online
  • Placement and long-term residential care
  • Bilingual

National Hopeline Network

  • Phone Number: 1-800 SUICIDE (1-800 784-2433)
  • Online chat: Click the link above

National Youth Crisis Hotline

  • Phone Number: 1-800-442-HOPE (1-800-442-4673)

Alcohol and Substance Abuse Hotlines

Alcohol Hotline

  • Phone Number: 1-800-331-2900

Al-Anon for Families of Alcoholics

  • Phone Number: 1-800-344-2666

Alcohol and Drug Helpline

  • Phone Number: 1-800-821-4357

Alcohol Treatment Referral Hotline

  • Phone Number: 1-800-252-6465

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hotline

  • Phone Number: 1-800-729-6686

Cocaine Anonymous

  • Phone Number: 1-800-347-8998

Families Anonymous

  • Phone Number: 1-800-736-9805

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Hopeline

  • Phone Number: 1-800-622-2255

National Help Line for Substance Abuse

  • Phone Number: 1-800-262-246

National Institute on Drug Abuse Hotline

  • Phone Number: 1-800-662-4357

Poison Control

  • Phone Number: 1-800-222-1222

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